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Oct
3

Why is the rich man in Hell?

Ignore the poor at your gates with caution.
Sep
3

On being ‘spiritual, not religious’

There is indeed a waiting that is a listening, yet the path to spiritual flourishing proceeds upward.
Aug
27

My weekend as a detective

Expect bad karma when you steal from a priest.
Jul
18

A response to Ephraim Radner

Arguing about the rightness of same-sex marriage distracts us from our theological task, and is the least fruitful way to cultivate the virtue of Christian community.
Feb
12

Augustinian brothers? Not so fast

Hard to believe the suggestion that Rowan and Benedict are anti-Thomists. But perhaps they did resist a contemporary “stripping of the altars.”
Dec
16

Dare we light the pink candle?

Proclaiming joy in the midst of tragedy
Nov
28

On the rite of reconciliation

Is absolution conditioned upon the sincerity of the one seeking reconciliation? Are there occasions in which absolution should be withheld?
Oct
26

Mourdock, rape, and Christian hope

Is rape "something that God intended to happen"?
Oct
7

On marriage and divorce

How is Jesus’ rejection of divorce for the purpose of remarrying good news?
Sep
16

The third option

Reflecting on the tragedy in Libya
Sep
9

The necessity of good works

We are saved by faith alone, so our good works don't matter, right? Not so fast, grasshopper!
Sep
2

Unpacking via media

Greg Garrett suggests American politics would benefit if the nation learned about via media from us Episcopalians. But is via media about compromise, as he suggests?
Aug
30

Choose this day whom you will serve

We can believe in many things and serve many masters. The choice you make is the most important choice of your life.
Aug
19

The husband is the head of the wife?

Some find offensive the biblical claim that the husband is the head of the wife. Others see the doctrine as God's law. What are we to make of this?

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